About the
South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District - ILA

The SAGCD – ILA is the largest union of maritime workers in North America, representing 50,000 plus longshoremen on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. The roots of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) date all the way back to colonial America and the arrival of ships bearing goods from Europe.


Our MILA National Health Plan will provide detailed information about plans and its many benefits, including medical coverage, dental coverage, vision coverage, behavioral health coverage…

Contracts & Forms

We’ve created a central location for all your contracts and forms. Electronically sign, and manage your forms as we deliver great experiences for our members.


If you have questions, we have answers! The SAGCD – ILA has created a place were the answers to your questions are just one click away.


Our resources help promote the best interest of its members and their families. With just one-click you can access MILA, benefits, forms, contracts, training information and more.

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Who We Are

The South Atlantic and Gulf Coast Distrist is the largest martime union in North American. The SACGD works hard to improve the lives of it’s members to succeed.

Our Mission

To unite in one organization, regardless of creed, color or nationality, all workmen and working women eligible for membership.

Core Values

We take to heart our organizational vision, mission and objectives as well as our individual duties and responsibilities. We put them at the service of our members and their families, workers in general and our country.